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Applied Instruments XR-3 - Off-Air Cable TV Signal Tester Module(PN XR-CA-01)
Applied Instruments XR-3 - Off-Air Cable TV Signal Tester Module(PN XR-CA-01)

Applied Instruments XR-3 - Off-Air Cable TV Signal Tester Module (PN XR-CA-01)

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Applied Instruments XR-3 - Off-Air Cable TV Signal Tester Module(PN XR-CA-01)


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Applied Instruments XR-3 - Off-Air Cable TV Signal Tester Module  (PN XR-CA-01)

The XR-CA-01 from Applied Instruments is a tuner module for use with the XR-3 Modular Test Instrument Base Unit. It allows for testing digital and analog CATV/VHF/UHF Off-Air signal levels.

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  • Works with the XR-3 Modular Test Instrument base unit
  • Friendly user interface
  • Tune by frequency or tune by channel number
  • Field replaceable type F-female barrel connector
  • Fast system boot-up time in less than 5 seconds
  • Compatible with digital and analog signals
  • Store measurements for Proof-of-Performance
  • Programmable Pass/Fail limit scan for all channels
  • Quick scan of all channels
  • Easily create new custom channel plans or use standard base plans
  • Spectrum Screen (frequency on x-axis, amplitude on y-axis)
  • Constellation Screen (I and Q demodulator values)

VHF/UHF Off-Air:

  • Supplies Pre-Amp / LNA power
  • Simultaneously displays signal level and quality of multiple channels
  • Displays measurements for analog and digital signals
  • High signal sensitivity assures Off-Air antenna alignment optimization
  • Manually tunes to custom channels
  • Audible tone for signal lock and peak


  • Compatible with analog and digital CATV signals
  • Frequency range from 5 MHz to 1 GHz
  • Tilt measurement


  • Powers frequency block down-converters


  • Digital and Analog Signal Level (dBm, dBmV, or dBμV) with present and peak bar graph
  • Analog Signal Quality (C/N)
  • Digital Signal Quality (MER & BER)
  • Locks on 8VSB (ATSC A/53) UHF digital Off-Air signals
  • Locks on 64QAM and 256QAM (ITU-T J.83, Annex B) CATV signals
  • Tilt
  • Analog Video and Audio Carrier Measurements (NTSC, PAL, SECAM)
  • Current draw of off-air antenna pre-amp / LNA


  • Frequency Range: 5-1000 MHz
  • Tuning Resolution: Standard channel spacing or 125 kHz increments
  • Signal Level Range: -40 to +60 dBmV
  • RF Level Accuracy: +/- 1.5 dB typical
  • Compatible Analog Signal Formats: NTSC, PAL, SECAM
  • Compatible Digital Signal Lock Formats: 8VSB (ATSC A/53) 64QAM, 256QAM (ITU-T J.83, Annex B)
  • Nominal Impedance: 75 Ohm
  • LNA/Pre-Amp Power: 13,18 VDC
  • RF Connector: Type F-female barrel, field replaceable
  • Warranty: 12 month limited
  • Specifications subject to change without notice.

Signal Meter Module - Cable & Off-Air (J.83B) / VHF / UHF 5-1000 MHz
Applications: UHF Off-Air, CATV, SMATV (i.e. DISH Smartbox, Blonder Tongue headends)

5.25 in. wide x 1.75 in. high x 7.25 in. deep
Volume: 66.61 cubic in.
Weight: 1 lbs.
Quantity: 1 ea.

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